J&K police arrests 2 drug smugglers for alleged drug smuggling


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Intensifying its action against drug peddlers, the Kathua police, while cracking down on the activities of drug peddlers within the district, detained about 2 drug peddlers last day.

JAMMU: (Azadi Times) NHW Rajbagh Naka Point area of ​​Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, where police arrested 2 drug smugglers with 50 grams of heroin (Chitta) during their action in the past. Apart from this, the police also seized 1 Alto car from him.

According to details last day, through reliable sources in police station Rajbagh, the police came to know that 2 persons were going from Lakhanpur to Jammu in an Alto car due to illegal drug smuggling.


Following this information, the police swung into action and a naka was set up at the NHW Rajbagh area, where the vehicle was stopped for checking. There were two people in the car.

During their checking, the police recovered about 30 grams of heroin from one person and 20 grams of heroin from another person.

With a total of 50 grams of Heroin (Chitta) the police detained both the smugglers and started further proceedings.


The accused have been identified as Shonki s/o Firoz Din, resident of Mahma Pandori, Amritsar, and Makhan Din, s/o Shaiya, resident of Katiba Batala, Gurdaspur. Apart from this, the number of his vehicle has been mentioned as PB02EL-6008.


After the incident, a case under FIR No. 62/2023 u/s 8/21/22/29 NDPS Act was registered at PS Rajbagh. Presently both the accused are in police custody and further proceedings are on against them.

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